While Republicans have called the event a triumph, the governments of countries from Asia and Europe to victory stunned by Donald Trump on the US presidential election.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Lyayen, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, described the result of the vote as "a huge shock", calling into question the "Pax Americana" (a period of economic and political stability prevailing in Western countries after World War II).
Minister foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Eyraud promised to cooperate with Trump, but said that his personality "raises questions". The official admitted that it remains a mystery as Trump's position will affect the key objectives of foreign policy, including climate change, nuclear deal the West and Iran and the war in Syria.
"It seems that this year presented a double unpleasant surprise to the West", - he wrote in Twitter former Minister of foreign Affairs of Sweden Carl Bildt, citing Brexit and elections in the United States. - Buckle up. "
At the same time, right-wing populists greeted the winner, calling the election results are a blow to the world's political establishment.
" Their world is falling apart. Our - is being built, "- said Filippo Florian, vice-chairman of the French far-right party" National Front ". Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of the party, said. "Today is the United States, France tomorrow"
During the campaign, Trump expressed admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has called into question the basic tenets of the NATO military alliance. He promised to cancel a global agreement on climate change, and to revise the terms of the deal between Tehran and the West over its nuclear program.
But many Western officials do not believe that Trump, media mogul and former star of the reality show, without having the state experience, will stick to his campaign promises .
well-known historian Simon Schama has described the victory Trump and Republican party as "truly frightening prospect."
"NATO's existence would be in jeopardy, Russia will continue to do what she did, 20 million people will lose their health insurance, an agreement on climate change will be canceled, and banking regulation eliminated. Do you want me to continue? - Shama told the BBC. - Of course, it is not Hitler. There are many varieties of fascism. I did not say that he was a Nazi, but neo-Nazis celebrate. "
Based on materials WELTRADE